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All posts tagged Fines

OSHA Top Ten Highest Company Fines Countdown

July 20, 2012

The following incidents were enforced with large fines as the result of a failure to adhere to safety practices on the worksite and the companies complete non compliance in many workers safety statutes outlined by OSHA to be followed in order to save lives. Many times the result was not just a very large fine ...

OSHA Top Ten Companies Fined: Part 2

July 18, 2012

OSHA’s Top Ten Highest Fined Companies Countdown 4, 5, and 6 The actual company names have been omitted. 4. Company D – $949,800 Sumner, TX at a Manufacturer 7 willful citations – failure to provide fall protection, adequate machine guarding, failure to provide proper eye protection, & failure to establish & maintain an audiometric testing program. 26 ...

OSHA Top Ten Most Fined Companies Part 3

July 17, 2012

Osha’s top Ten Companies Fined: Part 3 Companies 7 – 10 Note: the actual names of the company have been changed. 7. Company G – $729,000  Geneseo, IL, and Annawan, IL at a Grain elevator 17 willful citations-  8  instances of directing workers to enter workspaces where grain built up on the sides could fall and ...

Forklifts and Heavy Machinery: Safety Tips and Statistics

May 2, 2012

Its interesting to note that 100 employees are killed and over 95,000 are injured while operating powered industrial machinery such as forklifts and heavy machinery. Forklift turnovers alone account for a significant number of these  fatalities.Most of these fatalities and injuries happen from playing around with the heavy machinery while on the job site. Heavy ...

Scaffold Safety

April 30, 2012

Every single day 2.3 million construction workers are working on scaffolds, thats a whopping 65% of the construction industry! Proper safety measures would prevent the estimated 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year.  ” 72% of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee ...